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KCPD investigates homicide that killed woman Tuesday in east Kansas City

4900 block of Bellefontaine Avenue homicide
Posted at 8:49 PM, Dec 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-17 21:40:16-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating a deadly shooting that killed a woman Tuesday night.

The shooting happened in the 4900 block of Bellefontaine Avenue just after 8 p.m., according to a KCPD spokesperson.

Officers responded to the area and located a woman who had been shot. She died at the scene.

KCPD initially considered the case a death investigation, but it has now been classified as a homicide. The victim was identified as Shayla Curts, 22.